Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of 1st September 2006

The ASPC is current experiencing some delays in receipting and acknowledging applications and regrets the inconvenience this may be causing applicants and their representatives. While this backlog exists information will be provided here daily about what applications are currently being receipted. This backlog in receipting is being addressed and will […]

Latest Australia Visa Processing Times

Latest Processing times for July: As advised on the DIMA website processing of an application will usually commence within seven (7) working days of its receipt by the department. This means that an application is receipted, acknowledged and a file number is allocated. Once this has occurred a case officer […]

Evaluation Of General Skilled Migration Categories

Skilled migrants who have been granted visas under the general skilled migration visa categories are achieving significantly higher levels of labour market success than ever before, the Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Senator Amanda Vanstone and the Minister for Education, Science and Training, the Hon Julie Bishop MP announced […]

Skill Matching that Works?

Hey All, this is an announcement just received concerning a new initiative to match general skilled migration applicants with vacancies. Let’s hope it works Job matching service for skilled migrants The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR) recently released a new web-based service that allows eligible migrant jobseekers to […]